Correct Outstanding Heat & Hot Water Violations If Tenant Files Complaint

Each year, tenants file heat and hot water complaints with the Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR)—most of them at this time of year. City codes require owners to keep their buildings reasonably heated—68 degrees during the day and 55 degrees at night—from Oct. 1 to May 31 if the air temperature falls within certain parameters.

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